2020 Sustainable Landscaping Workshop Series

2019 Water Conservation Poster — Art Contest

As part of the May Water Awareness Month celebration, Anaheim Public Utilities hosted our 29th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest. 
See 2019 Winners

State-wide Water Conservation

The following mandatory water conservation measures are in effect:
  • Do not wash down driveways and sidewalks with potable water, except to address an immediate health and safety need
  • Avoid using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, except where the hose is fitted with a shutoff nozzle
  • Using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature is prohibited, unless the water is re-circulated
  • Watering lawns in a matter that causes runoff or watering within 48 hours after measurable precipitation
  • Irrigating ornamental turf on public streets 

Show Us Your Landscape!

WaterSmart Landscape Award

Anaheim Public Utilities, in partnership with Anaheim Beautiful, is proud to announce its annual WaterSmart Landscape Award program.  The contest is open to Anaheim residents and businesses that have California-Friendly landscape. We are looking for landscapes that excel in design, creativity, plant selection, and irrigation system. Winners are recognized at a Public Utilities Board meeting on June 26, 2019 as part of the celebration of Water Awareness Month in California.


Every Drop Counts

Anaheim's Voluntary Watering Schedule

  • Homes with street addresses ending in an odd number are requested to water on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday
  • Homes with street addresses ending in an even number are requested to water on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday
  • Watering should be limited to a maximum of 8 minutes for standard sprinklers and bubblers. 15 minutes for high-efficiency nozzles per irrigation station per assigned day, with an exemption for drip irrigation
  • Landscape irrigation should be limited to before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m. to reduce evaporative water waste. Adjust landscape or turf watering to eliminate runoff.